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Peak Whitesplaining? Rand Paul Thinks Black Lives Matter Should 'Change Its Name' (VIDEO)

Just, no. Former "future of the GOP" turned present also-ran Rand Paul was on Sean Hannity Wednesday night and gave the Black Lives Matter movement a healthy dose of unsolicited white advice. "I think they should change their name", Paul insisted. Show More Summary

Around 50 Refugees Found Dead in Truck in Austria

At least 50 refugees were found dead in a parked truck in eastern Austria on Thursday, a local newspaper reported.

Miley Cyrus Flashes The Crowd At 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Because She Can't Stop

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Miley Cyrus came into "Jimmy Kimmel Live" like a nearly-naked wrecking ball on Wednesday, leaving nothing in her path but a clearly flustered late-night host. This year's VMAs hostess started off her appearance by flashing the crowd,...Show More Summary

Vindictive Confederate flag-loving conservatives call for ban on rainbow flag after Virginia shooting

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Angry conservatives still smarting from the national movement against the Confederate flag are mounting an online campaign to ban the LGBT pride flag after Wednesday’s murder of two Virginia TV journalists. They argue that because disgruntled employee turned murderer Vester Lee Flanagan was...

Fox News, Donald Trump Make Peace After ‘Disturbing’ Comments

Fox News, or at least Roger Ailes (pictured above), has buried the hatchet with Donald Trump after the real estate mogul made insulting tweets about anchor Megyn Kelly, at one point implying she was a “bimbo.” He signaled the quarrel was over and praised both Kelly and the CEO, but some wonder if the truce... Show More Summary

Obama to herald New Orleans' progress ahead of Katrina anniversary

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

President Barack Obama on Thursday will highlight the "structural inequality" that hurt poor black people in New Orleans before the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, during a visit to celebrate the city's progress 10 years after the storm. Show More Summary

Obama says New Orleans is ‘moving forward’ after hurricane

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says New Orleans is "moving forward" a decade after Hurricane Katrina dealt it a devastating blow, and has become an example of what can happen when people rally around each other to build a better future out of the despair of tragedy. Show More Summary

Trump's appeal grows among right-wing fringe

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The Republican front-runner's anti-immigration message is attracting support from some unsavory elements.

VIDEO: Noam Chomsky on How the U.S. Helped Create Islamic State

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

The renowned linguist and activist discusses the background of Islamic State (also known as ISIS) and the United States’ role in establishing the conditions under which the extremist group developed.

This Is How A Penile Implant Actually Works

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 08/26/2015 11:00 AM EDT on LiveScience A man in the United Kingdom recently made headlines when he had surgery to get a so-called "bionic penis." But experts say the man actually received a penile implant — a relatively common device typically used to treat men with erectile dysfunction. Show More Summary

Virginia Television Station Holds Moment Of Silence To Honor Slain Journalists

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The station paused at 6:45 a.m. to remember reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, who were killed during a live broadcast.

Stocks Fly After Fed Official Cools September Rate Hike Talk

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Stocks rose around the world on Thursday, following the biggest gains on Wall Street in four years, after a U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker said the case for an interest rate increase next month "seems less compelling" than it was a few weeks ago. Increased appetite for risk also lifted crude oil prices further from last week's lows. Show More Summary

10 Years After Katrina, Obama Will Celebrate The City's 'Extraordinary Resilience'

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will celebrate New Orleans’ “extraordinary resilience” and progress and reflect on the “failure of government” in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in a speech on Thursday commemorating the 10th anniversary of the storm. “We acknowledge this loss, this pain, not to harp on what happened – but to memorialize it. Show More Summary

19 Heartbreaking Photos of Hurricane Katrina's Aftermath

Without having been there—actually seeing it for yourself in person—it's hard to comprehend just how hard Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, particularly the Lower Ninth Ward. When the levees broke, this neighborhood bore the brunt of the damage, altering the landscape in ways that defied logic. Show More Summary

Islamic State takes five Syrian villages near Turkish border: Monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State has seized five villages from Syrian rebels in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday, advancing in an area where Turkey and the United States are planning to open a new front against the group.

How Does a Gay Escort Stay ‘Legal’?

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

After the Feds busted Rentboy.com, escorts and legal experts question how far—and revealing—the authorities’ investigation will delve.

Jorge Ramos tells Megyn Kelly: Trump behaved like a dictator in booting me from press conference

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Fusion host Jorge Ramos defended his questioning of Donald Trump in an interview with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly on Wednesday, saying Trump’s ideas regarding freedom of the press and immigration are “extreme.” “I’ve been a journalist for 30 years, and I’ve never...

Tropical Storm Erika Downgraded, Florida May Still Be Affected

10 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Forecasts predicted Tropical Storm Erika might turn into a hurricane, but after tearing a deadly path through the Caribbean it has begun to weaken. The Inquisitr previously reported that experts believed that Tropical Storm Erika was on its way to becoming a category 1 hurricane. Show More Summary

Bid to lift Guatemala president's immunity advances in Congress

14 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A Guatemalan congressional committee on Saturday recommended that President Otto Perez be stripped of immunity from prosecution over his suspected involvement in a customs racket, paving the way for a full vote in Congress in the coming days.

Katrina anniversary brings tears, gratitude to tiny Mississippi town

While the narrative for New Orleans after a decade has become one of rebirth and renewal, the same cannot be said for small Pearlington, Miss. that saw just as much devastation. Many here acknowledge that Pearlington may physically never be the same. Show More Summary

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